Nonprofit Grants

Nonprofit Grants

Grant Cycles:

  • 1st grant cycle: Applications are accepted January 1 – May 31, with decisions communicated by June 30.
  • 2nd grant cycle: Applications are accepted July 1 – November 30, with decisions communicated by December 31.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • U.S. nonprofits seeking funding must have 501(c)(3) status.
  • U.S. nonprofits with an operating budget under $1,000,000 (U.S. dollars) are preferred.
  • The organization must have an international focus that supports the safety and security of American organizations and personnel operating overseas.
  • Organizations can only receive an ISF grant once a year.

Ineligible Support:

  • Projects that seek to influence legislation or election campaigns directly or indirectly; activities related to influencing government policies, permitting or regulations will not be considered.
  • Grants for endowments are ineligible.

Questions about the ISF Grants process?

Contact Peggy O’Neill, ISF Executive Director: [email protected]

Nonprofit Grants, Nonprofit Grants

December 16 2021

ISF GRANTS PROGRAM SUPPORTS HOSTAGE US & DIPLOMATIC SECURITY FOUNDATION

The International Security Foundation (ISF) is proud to announce the 2021 grant recipients of the ISF Grants program for U.S.-based nonprofits that serve the global security community. For the ISF’s second year of grant funding, the recipients are: $10,000 to Hostage US,...
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